Study and Communication Skills for Psychology is written with first year students in mind and reviews the essential skills a psychology student needs to develop over the course of their undergraduate studies.
Written in a practical, motivational style, with plenty of examples and advice to help the reader master the skills being explored, the book explains how to get the most out of lectures, tutorials, and group work; how to approach and use the vast array of information that is available in books, in journals, and on the web; how to think, read, and write critically, and how to communicate research and ideas effectively to others; and how to revise for and complete exams to maximise the chances of success. Written specifically for psychology students by an experienced psychology educator, Study and Communication Skills for Psychology is the essential guide to getting the most out of your studies.
Study and Communication Skills for Psychology is accompanied by a range of online resources, including
Sample research papers
Sample lab reports
Academic misconduct awareness exercises
Figures from the book in electronic format, ready to download
Writing skills handout
PowerPoint slides and seminar exercises on essay writing and lab reports
Additional referencing exercises
PowerPoint slides on academic misconduct awareness
PowerPoint slides on presentation skills